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    Brett Favre hires a personal trainer to get in him in shape for yet another comeback, possibly with the Vikings

    Latest buzz is that new free-agent QB Brett Favre has hired a personal trainer at home in Mississippi. It will be surprising if Favre isn't with the Vikings in training camp. Why did Favre now want to get released from the Jets? Favre's sudden arrival on the market makes you wonder if that's the reason the Vikings haven't spent much on free agency this year. Maybe they knew something. There could be two motives: wanting to play for the Vikings, who have wanted him for a year, and a $20 million pot of gold. The $20 million isn't a new playing contract. The Vikings probably could sign Favre for about $7 million for the coming season, with about $3 million more available in performance bonuses, such as winning the Super Bowl. The $20 million, remember, is what the Packers, for whom Favre played 16 seasons, offered Favre nearly a year ago to retire from Green Bay. The 10-year marketing deal would have made Favre an ambassador for the franchise. Now that the future hall of famer has been released by the Jets, Favre could have new leverage: Give me the $20 million and I'll stay retired. If not, I'll sign with the Vikings and make life miserable for the Packers.

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    The new drama of Favres own "As the ball spirals"
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    God he's like an in-law that doesn't know when to leave.
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    I'm a long time Green Bay fan. When he "retired" from the Packers I thought he was doing the right thing. The classy thing. Farve wasn't going to go out like some of those pathetic guys who just wouldn't let go. Remember Muhammad Ali? But now look at him.

    Dosen't he have enough money? Can't he go be a big splash in a different pond?

    It's like that movie with Dennis Quaid Everybody's All American. that guy wouldn't let go either.

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    Bret Favre is the Al Gore of football! He just doesn't know when to quit.
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    He just needs to retire already!

    And stay retired...

    He can't be that hard up for cash, unless he's been squandering his pay!
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    Didn't Joe Montana do the same thing when he jumped ship from the San Francisco 49'ers to go to the Kansas City Chiefs?


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    Quote Originally Posted by CTR man View Post
    Didn't Joe Montana do the same thing when he jumped ship from the San Francisco 49'ers to go to the Kansas City Chiefs?
    Negative CTR, the Fruityniners traded Montana to the Chiefs because they wanted to start Steve Young and Montana wasn'y ready to retire. He led the Chiefs to the playoffs both seasons he played with them including to the AFC championship game his first year.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    Negative CTR, the Fruityniners traded Montana to the Chiefs because they wanted to start Steve Young and Montana wasn'y ready to retire. He led the Chiefs to the playoffs both seasons he played with them including to the AFC championship game his first year.
    You're right. What was I thinking.

    I still would rather watch the Fruityniners than the traitor Raiders.


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    Apparently he doesnt know what the word retired means.
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